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Dillenia.'}                           FLORA INDICA                                      71
longee, sparsse vel oppositse, interdum persistentes.    Oarpetta, 5-7, circa axin carno-
sum verticillata, semina panca gerentia.   Testa glabra, granulata.
5.  D. floribunda (H.f. et T.); fbliis late ovalibus petiolatis mar-
gine fere integris supra glabris- subtus ad nervos adpresse puberulis,
floribus ante folia enatis secus ramos supra tuberculos parvos umbei-
latis, pediccllis ebracteolatis.—Colbertia floribunda, Wall.'Cat. 950!
HAB. Martaban, in sylvis ad ripas Saluen flunlinis, Wall.!—(t?.«.)
Arbor. Folia, l£-pedalia, 10 poll, lata, coriaeea, petiolo glahro tripollicari. Flares
iist 2). pentagyna similes.
Two leaves and a truncheon of wood, bearing a few half-withered dowers, constitute
all that is known of this plant
6.  I>. pentagyna (Roxb. Cor. PL i, t. 20); foliis petiolatis vel
subsessilibus oblongo-lanceolatis acutis basi longe angustatis denticulatis
vel subrepandis adultis glabris junioribus utrinque subpilosis, floribus
ante folia enatis secus ramos quasi in axillis foliorum delapsorum fasci-
culatis, pedicellis ebracteatis.—W. et A.! Prod. i. 5 ; Ham.! in Linn.
Tr. xv. 100; Roxb. M. Ind. ii. 652; Grab. Cat. Bomb. 2.    D. augusta
^pilosa, Rojcb. ffl. Ind. ii. 652.    Colbertia Coromandeliana, D0. Prod.
L 75 3 Wall. Cat. 949 !    C. augusta, Wall Cat. 948 !
HAB. In svlvis densis ad radices montium: Malabar! Concan!
Dckhan! Orissa! Behar I Malaya! Ava ! Chittagong! et secus basin
Himalayas ab Assam ad prov." Oude" dictam!—(Fl. Apr.) (v. t?.)
Arbor mediocris, late comosa. Folia maxima, 1-2-pedalia (in arboribas juniori-
bus interdum 4-5-pcdnlia), subtus pallida, adulta coriacea, glabra vel subtus pube-
rula, juniora mcnibrauncca pilosa vel sericea. Petioli I-4-polIicares, margmati,
basi dilatati, scmiamplexicaules. Mores super tuberculos paucos umbcllati, diametro
pdllicares; pedicelli 5-6, 1-2-poll. Sepala ovata. Petala oblon'ga. Stamina 10
int. catena' lougiora. Ovaria 5; semina 1-2, creteris abortientibus.
Seemingly a widely distributed tree, very variable in the shape of its leaves. The
two supposed species distinguished by JRoxbnrgh have never been seeu in flower.
We should, however, perhaps have kept D. pilosa provisionally distinct, on account
of its sessile leaves, had it not been that Wight's specimens of D. ^tntagyna, exhibit
that character very markedly, and are nevertheless regarded by him, we believe
justly, as only ti state of 2). petitagyna. These trees are well worthy the attention
of Indian botanists, as it is only in that country that it can be finally decided whetner
several species be confounded under this name.
1. D. grandifolia (Wall. Cat. 946!); foliis petiolatis anguste
oblongis grosse iiiciso-dentatis utrmque pubescentibus costa subtus pe-
tiolis et caule furfuracco-tomentosis.
HAB. Penang, Wall.!—(p. a.)
The specimen of this plant iu the Wallichian Herbarium at the linnean Society
consists of two leaves, both imperfect towards the apex. One of these is young; the
other was probably at least two feet lonp, as the portion preserved measures twenty-
two inches. There arc no flowers nor fruit, but the tomentum of the sterna and
petioles renders it probable that the species is distinct from the last. Wall. Cat.
No. 943 C. is, we think, a leaf of 'the same species.
In the Hookerian Herbarium there is a specimen distributed as 2). ffmndifoHat
Wall, which is either a new species or a remarkable form of one of those described
above. Its leaves, which though young appear nearly fully developed, are ovate or